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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of subtilize.
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If the air of Provence, which subtilizes things still more, magnifies for you our visions, you will be in the clouds.
Music there stands the Talmudic Jew, the man all intellect and no feeling, who subtilizes over musical art as though it were the Law.
This exaltation with which love sometimes subtilizes the nerves of coarsest men so that they feel and see, not the thing as it seems to others, but the beauty of it, the joy of it, the soul of eternal youth that is in it, would appear to have been the normal condition of Spenser.
“It subjects clear predictions to an exegetical alembic that effectually subtilizes and evaporates their meaning.” — _Bush.
We are not now in search of the vanishing point where Matter subtilizes.
Can the real end be a rotation of Matter which subtilizes and disappears?
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